After a wide ranging consultation with the community, the Thurlestone Neighborhood Plan (which includes Bantham and Buckland) has reached the submission stage. The plan is important, as once passed into law, it will be used to determine planning applications and future development in the area. However, Bantham Estate oppose the plan, and do not want … Read more
A copy of the Bantham Estate’s response to the submission version of the Thurlestone Neighbourhood Plan, in a web text, non-PDF version. If you want to see the full PDF version, it can be found here: http://www.thurlestoneparish.co.uk/uploads/4/8/9/6/48967079/bantham_estate_representations.pdf We have highlighted sections in bold that we feel are the most concerning to the ‘Save Bantham’ cause. … Read more
Save Bantham would like any records that show the following species are present on the Bantham Estate, especially all around the Sloop Inn, Zealands Field, where the daffodils grow, and the fields either side of Buckland Brook from the village to the Life Saving Club. Protected species include all bats, great crested newts, badgers, dormice, … Read more
The Save Bantham campaign has been featured in The Harrier/Devon Birds (formally known as Devon Birdwatching & Preservation Society), thanks to member Nick Cotter. You can read the article here. They have also requested that birds spotted on the estate are recorded, please submit your records of sightings here.
The Joint Local Plan for Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Local Authorities is primarily about setting housing numbers and locations for the next 20 years. However it also addresses the need to protect the special and unique environment that residents and visitors enjoy alike. In the plan they state: “The South Devon … Areas … Read more
If you already have a Twitter account – great – please follow us here, then read on. If you don’t, here’s why we would like you to consider opening one. Twitter is a great way to target individual users, or groups of users. For example, if we decided to try to get the support of … Read more